Grandparent Visitation Guardianship

In re RLS, is an Illinois Supreme Court case that sets the standard for grandparents and  to get guardianship.  A grandparent will be able to get guardianship if they can show that the parent is unable or unwilling to care for the child.  There is no clear definition to show unwilling or unable, but some courts have awarded guardianship where the parent has a drug abuse problem, mental health issue, history of child abuse or is unable to feed, clothe or shelter the child.

Grandparent Visitation Guardianship

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